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Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Juvenile fiction, Mice -- Juvenile fiction
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CHILDREN'S BOOK, THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, ENGLISH
Topics: CHILDREN'S BOOK, THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, ENGLISH
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"The classic children's story, 60th anniversary edition"--Jacket
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Historical, Children: Grades 2-3, Children: Young...
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Topic: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Banjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, recounts how he was responsible for Franklin's inventions and discoveries
Topics: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Mice, Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790, Mice
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A history and genealogy of the Gookin family of England, Ireland and America Pubished in 1984 by Richard N. Gookins. SUPPLEMENTARY INDEX ABBOT, David V., 1156; EdmundQuincy, 1156; Persis, 1156; Quincy Sewall, 1156; Richard R., 1156; Sally (m. Childs) 1160; Theodore Sewall, 1156; warren E., 1156; william F., 1156; ABERNATHYA,da, 1116; Betty (Butler), 1099; Carson Lee, 1111; "Cornelia, 1120; David, 1112; Elsie A., 1111; Emily, 1111; John G., 1116; Laura (m. Butler) 1118, 1120; Louise Lee,...
Topics: Genealogy, Gookin Family, Gwaltney, Christine Epps, Bertie Gwaltney, Bertie Epps, Goldsboro, North...
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August 17, 2015, Update: A superb rendition of The Murder of Little Mary Phagan -- that was originally written and published in the late 1980s by Mary Phagan-Kean -- has been orally transformed in 2015 by Margaret Huffstickler and published in audiobook format on the centennial of Leo Frank's lynching in August of 2015. Please visit the link below and listen to the audiobook version of the book The Murder of Little Mary Phagan :...
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Topics: Mary Phagan, Leo Frank, Pedophilia, Anti-Semitism, Jewish, Jew, Anti-Semite, Racism, Confederate,...